transuranic
I. adjective or transuranium Date: 1935 of, relating to, or being an element with an atomic number greater than that of uranium II. noun Date: 1950 a transuranic element

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  • transuranic — TRANSURÁNIC, Ă, transuranici, ce, adj. (Despre elemente chimice) Care are numărul atomic mai mare decât acela al uraniului şi este obţinut prin bombardarea altor elemente; transuranian. – Din germ. transuranisch. Trimis de ionel bufu, 29.06.2004 …   Dicționar Român

  • transuranic — [trans΄yo͞orā′nē əm, tranz΄yo͞orā′nē əmtrans΄yo͞o ran′ik, tranz΄yo͞o ran′ik] adj. designating or of the elements having atomic numbers higher than that of uranium and usually produced by nuclear bombardment, as plutonium: also transuranium… …   Universalium

  • transuranic — ► ADJECTIVE Chemistry ▪ (of an element) having a higher atomic number than uranium (92) …   English terms dictionary

  • transuranic — [trans΄yo͞orā′nē əm, tranz΄yo͞orā′nē əmtrans΄yo͞o ran′ik, tranz΄yo͞o ran′ik] adj. designating or of the elements having atomic numbers higher than that of uranium and usually produced by nuclear bombardment, as plutonium: also transuranium… …   English World dictionary

  • transuranic — adjective lying beyond uranium in the periodic table; having an atomic number greater than 92 …   Wiktionary

  • transuránic — adj. m. (sil. mf. trans ), pl. transuránici; f. sg. transuránicã, pl. transuránice …   Romanian orthography

  • transuranic — adj. having a higher atomic number than uranium; of or pertaining to an element having an atomic number greater than that of uranium (greater than 92) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • transuranic — [ˌtransjʊ ranɪk, ˌtrα:ns , nz ] adjective Chemistry (of an element) having a higher atomic number than uranium (92) …   English new terms dictionary

  • transuranic — trans·u·ran·ic …   English syllables

  • transuranic —   a. denoting any chemical element having atomic number beyond uranium (92), not occuring in nature but artificially produced by bombardment of atoms …   Dictionary of difficult words

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